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Hanover High School, as seen from the sidewalk on Lebanon Street on Sept. 13, 2007. (Valley News - Nicholas Richer)

Giving Teens a Level of Freedom

Friday, August 1, 2014

Hanover — Stop by the Hanover Co-op around noon on a weekday during the school year and you will be confronted with a familiar sight: a flood of teenagers chatting and laughing with friends as they roam the aisles in search of lunch. You may have seen them and asked yourself, “Are these kids allowed to be out of school?” …

Forum, Aug. 1: Columnist Fatigue; Co-op Principles; Shop Locally, but Be Earth-Friendly

Friday, August 1, 2014

A Case of Columnist Fatigue To the Editor: Experiencing Co-op fatigue? No, I’m experiencing a severe case of Kenyon fatigue. In his latest screed (“Bunker Mentality,” July 27), he dismisses the letters and testimony of employees who claim to be happy with their jobs and well-treated as being intimidated or insufficiently serious (since they are “happy with collecting a paycheck and receiving decent …

Upper Valley Man Seeking Donations to Assist Ebola Sufferers

Friday, August 1, 2014

Hanover — A Hanover man is accepting donations to provide the nonprofit Friends of Liberia with resources to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has killed hundreds, shuttered schools and forced volunteers to flee the country. Peter Murdza is the treasurer for the nonprofit, which is registered in Washington, D.C., and all donations go right to his Etna mailbox. As …

Dartmouth Sexual Assault Summit Calls for Action

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hanover — Federal officials on Tuesday called for colleges to meet a higher standard in combating sexual violence during sessions of the National Summit on Sexual Assault hosted by Dartmouth College. “If we get this right at this moment in time we will have a cohort of students …

Francis R. White

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

New London, N.H. — Francis R. White, 91 of New London and Enfield N.H., died peacefully at the New London Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2014, after a short illness. Francis was born in Lebanon, N.H. on Sept. 6, 1924, the son of Raymond (Doc) White and Florence …

Stopping Campus Sex Assaults

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Hanover — A leading researcher on sexual violence on Monday said that Dartmouth College, in its National Summit on Sexual Assault, had initiated an uncomfortable but necessary conversation. “The activists who are shaking their fists at you are …

Commissioner Seats Contested

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lebanon — Republicans are mounting a challenge against all three Democratic incumbents holding office as Grafton County commissioners. And former Register of Deeds Bill Sharp, now a Republican, is running against Democratic incumbent Kelley Monahan, who defeated him …

Experience Pays a Dividend: For Russell, 2013’s Successes Turn Into 2014’s Opportunities

Monday, July 14, 2014

Burlington — Winning the New England Amateur and Vermont Amateur in the span of less than a month last summer opened a lot of doors this year for Grantham’s Evan Russell, and for that he’s thankful. Repeating at …

Forum: More on Co-op Employment Polices; Norwich Library Looks Ahead

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Co-op Acted in Accord With Policies To the Editor: The Hanover Co-op Board of Directors would like to correct some of the disappointing misinformation recently published in the Valley News and local listservs about our Co-op and our employees. We have taken time to deliberate carefully as a …

Thousands Raise Millions at Prouty

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Lebanon — Seven years ago, four “good buddies” cycled 100 miles for the Prouty as part of an unofficial Cardigan Mountain School team. Since then, the group has grown to about 100 students, faculty and friends — and …

2,200 Miles to Glory: Lyme Resident on AT Adventure

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hanover — Lucy Gamble was 7 years old when she first noticed through hikers passing through the Upper Valley on the Appalachian Trail. “I was with my dad (Thomas) crossing the Ledyard Bridge, which, of course, is part …

Lebanon Man’s Fundraiser Tops $16,000 to Fight CF

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hanover — The returns are in, and they add up to a record landslide in Robert Plante’s quest to vote cystic fibrosis off the island. According to the Northern New England chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a total of 55 walkers and runners, along with sponsoring businesses, …

Giant Oak Comes Out Of Hiding

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hanover — Th e champion Northern red oak of Grafton County stands sedately among pedestrian pines, along one of the Hanover Conservancy’s side trails on Balch Hill. How sedate? Even most of its human neighbors didn’t appreciate its …